Las Crucen was one of first to serve in Women's Army Corps

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Figures

Albuquerque, NM

#1 Dec 26, 2010
Good story, it's nice when the Sun News actually reports on something that not many people in Cruces would know of.
chldy

Chaparral, NM

#2 Dec 26, 2010
Many women from the region served in the WAC.Nice story
True Value

Redmond, WA

#3 Dec 26, 2010
Salud, Lupe Sierra Stamm!! Great story, from a true patriot! My own service was with the Navy Waves, and all
stateside, but my heart beats a little faster when I hear or read of women who also served in the "War to end all wars". I, too, loved the military and went on to teach school (some in Deming). Our memories will always be with us. We were blessed to have served our country, no?

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Since: Feb 08

Old Mesilla/New Las Cruces

#4 Dec 26, 2010
She's still a pretty darned good looking lady.

Thank you for your service!
RRR

United States

#5 Dec 26, 2010
Great story and thank you for her dedicated service.
DENISE

Las Cruces, NM

#6 Dec 26, 2010
Thank you so much for this story and honoring these amazing woman. The Sun News needs to run more stories like this and a lot less of the Jerry Springer crap they run.
Carla Sierra Fitzgerald

Laguna Beach, CA

#7 Dec 28, 2010
What a terrific story about my aunt...and so many interesting facts I never knew! Thank you to Jeff and the LC Sun-News for the article and nice pictures. I just wish you included the picture with the grass skirt!
Angie Frias

Albuquerque, NM

#8 Dec 28, 2010
This is my granny!!!

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